Dr. M Freshwater, MD

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Plastic Surgery of the Hand | Male

Dr. M Freshwater, MD
Dr. M Freshwater, MD is a plastic surgery of the hand doctor who practices in Miami, FL. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Freshwater is affiliated with Baptist Hospital of Miami and South Miami Hospital.

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Dr. Freshwater's Care Philosophy

I am a hand doctor. After I listen I look, then I diagnose, sometimes I operate.

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    Dr. Freshwater's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
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    Dr. Freshwater's Care Philosophy

    I am a hand doctor. After I listen I look, then I diagnose, sometimes I operate.

    Dr. Freshwater's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Plastic Surgery of the Hand
    •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • How to Find the Best Doctors: Florida, 2000-2008
      • America's Top Doctors, 2001 - 200
      • AMA Physicians Recognition Award, 1976-2013
      • Award for Contributions to University of Miami School of Medicine Plastic Surgery Residents Education, 2009
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      Sanctions

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    • Hand Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Bone Disorders
    • Breast Diseases
    • Burn Injuries
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Fractures
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
    • Occupational Injuries
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Skin Cancer
    • Trigger Finger

    Education

    • Medical School
      Yale University

      Graduated in 1972

    • Internship Hospital
      Yale

      Completed in 1973

    • Residency Hospital
      Jackson Memorial Hospital

      Completed in 1978

      Yale New Haven Hospital

      Completed in 1974

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine

      Completed in 1977

      University Of Louisville

      Completed in 1979

    • Undergraduate School
      CUNY Brooklyn College

      Graduated in 1968

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
    • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Skin Cancer
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Fracture Care
    • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
    • Independent Forensic Evaluation
    • Microvascular Surgery
    • Nerve Reconstruction
    • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
    • Skin Grafts
    • Steroid Injection
    • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
    • Wound Repair
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction